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Eating Internationally: Africa

Try food from various African countries at these great NOLA restaurants! Egypt: Torshi View this post on Instagram We are happy to announce that we are back in business. We are opening every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 7pm until further notice. Stay safe, and come get some baklava☺️ #egyptian #egyptianfood #food #foodpics…

Replicate These NOLA-Invented Cocktails

New Orleans is home to a number of popular cocktails, and even if you don’t want to go out right now, you can replicate them in the hotel room! Sazerac View this post on Instagram Honestly I hated this drink till I sipped a really good one. Now I really like it. Here's a simple…

The 3 Best Burgers In NOLA

New Orleans has some amazing food with a number of specialty dishes, but sometimes you want a classic, All-American burger! Fharmacy View this post on Instagram A picture so nice, it deserves to be posted twice! Always a pleasure to serve @robkrieger with the killer shots. HAPPY HALLOWEEN! 🎃🎃🎃🎃 A post shared by Fharmacy NOLA…

The Hangouts Of Jean LaFitte, A NOLA Hero

Visit spots connected to Jean LaFitte, a New Orleans legend, while you’re in town! Jean LaFitte was a 19th century pirate who earned hero status by protecting New Orleans in the War of 1812.  Despite his fame, large chunks of his private life remain hidden in obscurity.  He was born in either France or Saint-Dominique,…

Easy Take-Out Options In The Big Easy

If you’re wondering what you can easily pick-up for dinner, try these excellent restaurants for pick-up! Luke View this post on Instagram Today’s express lunch is making us hungry. 🤤 A post shared by Luke (@lukeneworleans) on Apr 23, 2018 at 10:12am PDT This Creole restaurant lets you pick up your favorite dishes, so enjoy…

NOLA Vibes When You’ve Got Nowhere To Go

If you can’t visit because of the pandemic, bring the vibe of New Orleans to your living room via media – pictures, movies, music, and books! Movie: Girls’ Trip This movie is a fun, light comedy about a group of friends who head to NOLA for the Essence Festival, but the film also shares powerful…

It’s Delivery, not DiGiorno, in New Orleans!

You may not be able to go out for dinner in New Orleans right now, but you can have dinner brought in from one of these great restaurants! Copper Vine Wine Pub Enjoy Copper Vine’s delicious food from the comfort of your hotel room.  Choose from a variety of dishes, including bourbon-glazed salmon, chicken gumbo,…

If You’re Social-Distancing, You’ll Need Some Great Movies To Watch

New Orleans may be mostly shut down due to COVID-19, but these movies feel like Mardi Gras! Girls’ Trip This comedy, starring Tiffany Haddish, Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, and Jada Pinkett Smith, showcases female friendships and the fun of NOLA during the Essence Festival.  The four friends head to New Orleans at a point when…

Your St. Patrick’s Day Guide

It’s not all just a bunch of malarkey at Malarky’s Irish Celebration in nearby Newport Beach. Head to 3011 Newport Boulevard for a weekend of Irish bagpipers and traditional fare. Breakfast is served starting at 6 a.m., and you can score prime rib for lunch or dinner. Green beer is flowing the entire weekend, along…

Historic New Orleans Collection

Visit 533 Royal Street in the French Quarter Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and tour the historical galleries. Get a peek into New Orleans history at Williams Residence, with guided tours at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m. You can also request a private tour for groups of…